IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 2.1.1.151

Accepted name: cobalt-factor II C20-methyltransferase

Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + cobalt-factor II = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + cobalt-factor III

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Other name(s): CbiL

Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:cobalt-factor-II C20-methyltransferase

Comments: Involved in the anaerobic biosynthesis of vitamin B12.

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References:

1. Spencer, P., Stolowich, N.J., Sumner, L.W. and Scott, A.I. Definition of the redox states of cobalt-precorrinoids: investigation of the substrate and redox specificity of CbiL from Salmonella typhimurium. Biochemistry 37 (1998) 14917-14927. [PMID: 9778368]

[EC 2.1.1.151 created 2004]


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